"Our County and Its People": A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Alfred Minott Copeland
Century Memorial Publishing Company, 1902 - Hampden County (Mass.)
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Page 525 - Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 372 - The bell strikes one. We take no note of time, But from its loss. To give it then a tongue, Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours: Where are they? With the years beyond the Flood.
Page 372 - The oaken log, green, huge, and thick, And on its top the stout backstick; The knotty forestick laid apart, And filled between with curious art The ragged brush; then, hovering near, We watched the first red blaze appear, Heard the sharp crackle, caught the gleam On whitewashed wall and sagging beam, Until the old, rude-furnished room, Burst, flower-like, into rosy bloom...
Page 372 - Of wood against the chimney-back, The oaken log, green, huge and thick, And on its top the stout back-stick ; The knotty fore-stick laid apart, And filled between with curious art The ragged brush ; then hovering near, We watched the first red blaze appear...
Page 397 - Compare it to a Golden Ball of pure Fire rolling up and down my Breast, from which there flies now and then a Spark like a Glorious Beam from the Body of the Flaming Sun. But I, alas! striving to Catch these sparks into a Love Letter unto yourself, and to gild it with them as with a...
Page 184 - It is ordered that notice be given that Richard Fairbanks his house in Boston is the place appointed for all letters which are brought from beyond the seas, or are to be sent thither...
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Page 487 - Heirs nor any other person or persons for them or any of them or in their or either of their names or in the Name right or Stead of any of them shall or will by any Way or means hereafter have Claim Challenge or demand any Estate right Title or Interest of in or to the...
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Page 343 - Westfield must join with you and totally remove to you, for 'tis impossible to hold both towns, the enemy being so many in those parts and our army must remove from them, we are assaulted on every side. . . . Most of our frontiers are away off Our present work is to secure the principal towns upon the sea coast. We cannot see how your people can remove at present, but must ride it out as best you can; we speak not of particular persons, but of the body of the people; for whither will...

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